Here is a list of Cabinet Ministers in India which will help you in exams like UPSC, BPSC,SSC MTS.SSC CHSL, SSC CGL,Railways and other Banking Exams like IBPS, RBI, SBI Clerk etc.
List of Cabinet Ministers(As on 01/07/2017)
List of Cabinet Ministers in India is an important static GK topic for MBA, Bank PO and other competitive exams. You can expect at least 1 to 2 questions from Cabinet Ministers in India in any competitive exams.
Important Points regarding Union Council of Ministers
- Union Council of Ministers exercises the executive powers.
- It is composed of all the Union Ministers – Cabinet Ministers, Ministers of State and Deputy Ministers.
- Cabinet Ministers are those who are members of the Cabinet and are real policy-makers of the Council.
Important News regarding Union Council of Minsiters
- Union Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave died of a cardiac arrest, Dr. Harshvardhan was given additional charge of the Ministry of Environment and Forests.
- Mega Cabinet Reset
- Prakash Javadekar got HRD portfolio, Smriti Irani moved to textiles.
- Venkaiah Naidu got Information & Broadcasting, retained Urban Development.
- Ananth Kumar got Parliamentary Affairs Ministry from Naidu
Minority affairs minister Najma Heptulla was dropped from the cabinet as her age was not on her side as she turned 76 in April.
|S.NO||Name of Minister||Portfolio||Party|
|1.||Narendra Modi||Prime Minister, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy, Department of Space||BJP|
|2.||Raj Nath Singh||Minister of Home Affairs||BJP|
|3.||Sushma Swaraj||Minister of External Affairs, Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs||BJP|
|4.||Arun Jaitley||Minister of Finance, Minister of Defence, Minister of Corporate Affairs||BJP|
|5.||Venkaiah Naidu||Minister of Information and Broadcasting||BJP|
|6.||Suresh Prabhu||Minister of Railways||BJP|
|7.||Venkaiah Naidu||Minister of Urban Development, Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation||BJP|
|8.||Nitin Gadkari||Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Minister of Shipping||BJP|
|9.||Ravi Shankar Prasad||Minister of Law and Justice||BJP|
|10.||Ravi Shankar Prasad||Minister of Electronics and Information Technology||BJP|
|11.||Ram Vilas Paswan||Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution||LJP|
|12.||Kalraj Mishra||Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises||BJP|
|13.||Maneka Gandhi||Minister of Women and Child Development||BJP|
|14.||Ananth Kumar||Minister of Parliamentary Affairs||BJP|
|15.||Ananth Kumar||Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers||BJP|
|16.||Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati||Minister of Civil Aviation||TDP|
|17.||Anant Geete||Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises||Shiv Sena|
|18.||Harsimrat Kaur Badal||Minister of Food Processing Industries||SAD|
|19.||Chaudhary Birender Singh||Minister of Steel||BJP|
|20.||BandaruDattatreya||Minister of Labour and Employment||BJP|
|21.||JualOram||Minister of Tribal Affairs||BJP|
|22.||Radha Mohan Singh||Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare||BJP|
|23.||Thawar Chand Gehlot||Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment||BJP|
|24.||Prakash Javadekar||Minister of Human Resource Development||BJP|
|25.||Harsh Vardhan||Minister of Science and Technology||BJP|
|26.||Jagat Prakash Nadda||Minister Of Health and Family Welfare||BJP|
|27.||Smriti Irani||Minister of Textiles||BJP|
|28.||D. V. Sadananda Gowda||Minister of Statistics and Programme Implementation||BJP|
List of Minister of State
|S.NO||Name of Minister||Portfolio||Party|
|1.||BandaruDattatreya||Labour and Employment|
|2.||Harsh Vardhan||Environment, Forest and Climate Change|
|3.||Dharmendra Pradhan||Petroleum and Natural Gas|
|4.||Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi||Minority Affairs|
|5.||Faggan Singh Kulaste||Health & Family Welfare||BJP|
|6.||Babul Supriyo||Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises||BJP|
|8.||Giriraj Singh||Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises||BJP|
|9.||Arjun Ram Meghwal||Finance, Corporate Affairs||BJP|
|10.||Hansraj GangaramAhir||Home Affairs||BJP|
|11.||Jayant Sinha||Civil Aviation||BJP|
|12.||Ramesh ChandappaJigajinagi||Drinking Water & Sanitation||BJP|
|13.||Jitendra Singh||Development of North Eastern Region|
|14.||Jitendra Singh||Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy, Department of Space||BJP|
|16.||P P Choudhary||Law & Justice, Electronics & Information Technology||BJP|
|17.||Kiren Rijiju||Home Affairs||BJP|
|18.||Ramdas Athawale||Social Justice & Empowerment||BJP|
|19.||Anupriya Patel||Health & Family Welfare||Apna Dal|
|20.||Nirmala Sitharaman||Commerce and Industry|
|21.||Shripad Yasso Naik||AAYUSH|
|22.||Ram Kripal Yadav||Rural Development||BJP|
|23.||Vijay Goel||Youth Affairs and Sports|
|24.||Vijay Goel||Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation||BJP|
|25.||Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi||Minority Affairs|
|26.||Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi||Parliamentary Affairs||BJP|
|27.||M. J. Akbar||External Affairs||BJP|
|30.||SS Ahluwalia||Agriculture & Farmer Welfare, Parliamentary Affairs||BJP|
|31.||Mahesh Sharma||Culture, Tourism|
|32.||Rajiv Pratap Rudy||Skill Development & Entrepreneurship|
|33.||Piyush Goyal||Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy, Mines.|